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Definition of "redpoll" []

  • Any of several small finches of the genus Carduelis of northern North America and Eurasia, especially C. flammea, having a red crown and black chin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redpoll" in a sentence
  • "I will likely not even get redpoll at my own feeders at this point."
  • "Birds residing in the tundra throughout the year are very few and include species such as Arctic redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni), willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus), ptarmigan, raven, gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), and snowy owl (Nyctea scandiaca)."
  • "EDIT: We also have at least one redpoll thrown into the mix."